Engi-Mat Leadership


Brian Mackey – Chief Executive Officer since late 2017. Previously, he served as the General Manager of a Siemens technology business unit that is an ISO-certified manufacturer of active magnetic bearings and related products. Earlier, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Synchrony, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Dresser-Rand in 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Claudia Goggin – Vice President of Engineering & Operations since early 2018. During 17 years at Lexmark, a leader in printing technology, her roles included Manager of New Materials Development, Manager of the global Materials Technology Area, and Worldwide Manager of Product and Process Quality Assurance. Additionally, she holds 10 patents. She earned a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from ITECH-Lyon in formulation chemistry, polymers and coatings, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida, and an MBA from the University of Kentucky/University of Louisville.

Board Members

Thomas A. Saponas – Chairman of Engi-Mat Board. 15 years with Engi-Mat. Previously was the Senior VP and CTO for Agilent Technologies, the spinoff of Hewlett Packard. Earlier, served as Vice President and General Manager at Hewlett Packard where he led eight divisions and 5 operations. In the mid-80’s, Tom was a White House Fellow (Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy). Mr. Saponas has a B.S. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado.

Jeffrey C. Moore – Board Member. 24 years with Engi-Mat. Served as the COO and in-house counsel of Engi-Mat from 1994 until 2001. Previously served as Senior Attorney for Advantis (a Sears/IBM joint venture) and, prior to that, served as Laboratory Counsel for IBM focused on strategic third-party alliances. Earned a B.S. in Business Administration-Accounting from Miami University of Ohio, a Juris Doctor from Ohio State University College of Law, passed the CPA examination, and was admitted to the State Bars of New York and Georgia.